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SFGTV
Sep 5, 2012 6:30am PDT
a bad moon on the rise ♪ ♪ under the moonlight, the serious moonlight, we want a better city, let city ♪ ♪ under the moonlight we want a better city ♪ and if you say city better, i'll agree with you ♪ and if you want it now... >> president chiu: thank you very much. >> board of supervisors and the members of the public who elect them, ray harts, director of san francisco open government. i will be submitting 150 word summary for inclusion in the minutes which is any citizen's right under the sunshine ordinance. even though they know and understand the law, both the letter and intent, this board of supervisors will ignore your rights to free speech, to petition government for redress of grievance, and to due process if it suits their purpose. an example is the sunshine ordinance. if you point out the law, they will ignore you. and if you file a complaint, they will evade you. if you win your case, they will ignore the decision. if it is referred to the ethics this is commission, they will see it dismissed without a hearing. if you win a case they really don't like they will
SFGTV
Sep 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
our city become a better city with these sister city relationships and again i want to thank you and the audience too who are volunteers in our -- i really, really thank you from the bottom of my heart for creating such a great part of our soul of our cities, and giving us the reasons why we can be an international city, so with that, welcome, mayor, and i look forward to not only signing the semlu, and our visits of our various government officials as well as private citizens to continue instigating wonderful ideas and implementing ideas, and with that, i would like to present to you on behalf of our city and to the mayor -- >> as everybody knows, we did have our 77th anniversary of the golden gate bridge, not quite as old as some of the things in paris, and so this is a set of prints, there's many of them. >> oh, i love the golden gate. >> so beautiful. >> celebrating our 77th anniversary. >> so, we give you this, in order the take it home, you have to walk across the bridge. [laughter]. >> i can do it. [laughter]. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> of course, our pleasure. >> yes, dea
SFGTV
Sep 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
mayor lee is working hard to make this city an even better place to start and grow a new business, and second, he's been a toothless support of electric vehicles to improve san francisco's environment and the global environment as a whole so please welcome mayor ed lee. >> michael, matt, congratulations to scoot, yes. scoot and san francisco, well, let me first of all put this in some little perspective that i know, i know that we just announced last week, eb week in san francisco to the delight of so many people who want to just have modes of transportation, multiple modes of transportation in a city that are also environmentally friendly and to contribute that reducing our fossil fuels, we are in san francisco world citizens after all and i know it's exciting for ed risken, our mta manager, he and i were excited to talk about different modes of transportation as we create all these exciting events to come to san francisco. i know it's exciting for board president david chiu, we tried to put pods for car sharing in neighborhoods on public streets and began in russian hill on his
SFGTV2
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
very much for the opportunity to present to you the better -- city project. i am neel rashodi. before i introduce -- dpw, the project manager for better market street, i'd like to give you some background on planning's role on this project. planning department is the urban design lead for the better market street project. that means we are responsible for ensuring market street is designed to provide an active, attractive, diverse, safe and intriguing public ground this includes the pedestrian realm, sidewalks and plazas, but also extends to the experience of transit riders as they walk on it and fro, the introduction of cycling, and comfort and convenience of pedestrian as they cross the street. we also manage the team of urban design consultants on the project and this includes gayle architects from denmark and cng landscape architects here in san francisco. market street has always been the center of san francisco. it is our grand street. the current sign reflects the need of a city that changed substantially over the last 30, 40 years. now we're transit first. our do you wanour do
SFGTV2
Sep 29, 2012 9:30pm PDT
and so i welcome you to come in and share your ideas and let's work together to create a better city. i am christiana olague, supervisor district 5 and i appreciate your support in keeping me in office in november. we can work together with all sides of the political spectrum to create the best city we can create, one that is balanced and fair. >> thank you. miss breed? >> why not, right? >> you are a candidate, yes. [ laughter ] >> i am so proud of the work that i have been able to do in the district. i currently have kids that -- and when i say kids, teenagers, 18, 19, 20. i'm not a mom myself, so i look at the kids in the district as my mine. so in order to get them to attend john adams and school, i'm active not just in running for office, but the work doesn't stop because of the campaign. we should elect a supervisor who understands the challenges of the district, who understands how to bring people together. and who has, as andrew said, a vision for the future of what the district should look like? i understand and remember the past. it was not always bright in the district. q+!rk
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >> i think we're going to see bicycles flooding the streets. it's going to be a much better city and more friendly and family friendly city. >> critical mass kicks off at 6:00 tonight. police say drivers, you should expect delays. >>> 4:36 is the time. hopefully no big delays. >> drivers should expect delays. >> steve and i have actually been stopped at an intersection watching a lot of bikes go by. >> you should try and take transit today if you're working in that area of town. we'll keep you updated right here on ktvu news. >>> normally we have this wide big shot where you can see up there for miles. right now we have to tilt the camera down and just show you cars driving but in the fog. do not use the high beams. they don't work in the fog very well. use the low beams or fog lights. out to the bay bridge toll plaza, things look good. on the drive san jose things look nice getting up to highway 17. >>> some fog out there. yesterday temperatures rocketed up about where they should be. it looks like today all the forecast models are a little cooler. there's a little stronger sea bree
SFGTV2
Sep 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
and action together to make a better city and region. please raise your hands if you are a member. one hand, actually. they keep your support. it means a lot to us. if you did not raise your hand -- thank you for your support. it means a lot to us. if you did not raise your hand, i encourage you to become a member. members receive our publication and get into all the events free or with the members' discount. tonight will be recorded for distribution on the website. this will include the audience question and answers section. i would like to invite you to two upcoming events this week. tomorrow at 12:30, the history of proposition 13. on thursday it 12:30, the city budget and regional calendar. now to our panelists and moderator. the first panelist is just gonna scorpio -- jessica scorpio of get around. it creates a marketplace for peer to peer car sharing. she completed the inaugural graduate studies at a new school that focuses on inspiring leaders to understand and fulfill [unintelligible] to adjust humanities' grand challenges. next is molly turner. joe could not make it. she
SFGTV
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
come better. every city day, the sun rises up around me. ♪ supervisors, you can make the district bird sing harmony. ♪ every drop of rain, it's a reach -- happy retirement ed harrington, at the puc. ♪ when you smile so warm and tender, you're a sight for city eyes to see. ♪ hey, ain't no city like the one i got. ♪ you can bevy up when it's down,i'm going. ♪ put a little city hall music in my day. ♪ wouldn't be surprised if the city budget keeps growing. ♪ budget keeps growing bigger each day. ♪ ain't no city like the one i got. ♪ it's a real good friend all the way to land's end. ♪ ain't no city like the one that i love, gov. looks like outside with the symphony... ♪ it's time to begin the city begin. ♪ it's time to begin the city begin. ♪ it's time to begin, you know what i mean. ♪ it's time to begin the symphony begin. ♪ let them stay, let them play. ♪ let the begin all the day. ♪ let it begin the begin. >> president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good evening, members of the board of supervisors. my name is charlie walker, some of you know m
SFGTV2
Sep 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
francisco, and what we can do in city hall to make life better for san francisco residents. to me, that is a huge deal. i think we have lost focus on that in city hall over the past few years. it is something i want to focus on. to me, it is a huge priority, why i did this. i will be very true what i talk about on the campaign trail. representing a. 2, but also the city -- representing a district 2, but also the city and county of san francisco. it is such an honor and unique experience, and of just having a great time and look forward to making a big difference in city hall. >> great. we have been talking to supervisor farrell from district 2. thank you for joining us on sfgtv's "meet your district supervisor." four episodes when we come back with another of our city supervisors. thank you very much. >> you bet. ♪ >> hello and "welcome to meet your district supervisor. we're here with david chiu from district 3. that includes chinatown, fisherman's wharf, and part of the russian hill neighborhood. he was elected to the board in november of 2008 and has served as board president since janu
SFGTV2
Sep 21, 2012 11:30am PDT
city that competes with silicon valley to attract clean tech, biotech companies. we can do a better job of nurturing creative industries. we need to create a better economy for our local artists. this is a city that has many thousands of small businesses. as someone who used to run a small business, the city can do a much better job of nurturing that sector. that is part of the life blood of who we are as san franciscans. >> we could do better. are we on the right track? >> i think we are in a transition right now. we have an interim mayor and a new board of supervisors. i do think we have a new tone at city hall to move things forward. we have a lot of challenges we are facing. i am doing everything i can to put us back on track. >> let's talk about the role of sports in the city's economic future. are you happy with the plans for the america's cup? >> i have been a huge fan of the america's cup. i am proud of this board came together unanimously after a fairly contentious debate to support bringing the america's cup to san francisco in 2013. it is estimated it will not only be an
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2012 11:30am PDT
city, we need to do much better at creating an environment where we have more jobs and economic development. we are also extremely challenge in our public transit. we talk about being a transit first city, but everyone has had the experience of sitting in gridlock, waiting for the bus, trying to hail that tab, walking on pedestrian sidewalks that are not particularly safe. as a city, we need to do more to invest in the first-class transportation system. >> what are some of the biggest issues facing your district? >> in addition to the local economy that impacts the merchant corridors, to many vacant storefronts, transit issues, in every neighborhood we're having a real conversation about how we change, whether we should preserve aspects of the important characters of our neighborhood or think about building new things. there is also a real discussion we're having in many neighborhoods about affordability. i hear from too many tenants in the process of being evicted, homeowners being foreclosed on. we need to think about how all of us can continue to live in a city where the whol
SFGTV
Sep 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
us become a better city to help us serve our residents, smarter and more efficiently. we identified quite a number of projects in our city. some of them are being baked, if you will. this is one we wanted to put out front and center. six months into this new administration, we are ready to announce today that in partnership with sf-city and one of the key members, arc-touch, and h.p., hewlett packard, we have formed a two-phase project that will address something that we have identified for many years that has hampered our police department's efficient use of time. one of the things that the street officers do on a daly basis is they have to write instant reports and get the data to do their job. most of that is done by the officers leaving the streets and returning to their stations or to the downtown office to access the ready computers that are there so they can get the data there. we don't have the mobility, if you will, to have the officers access that information while they are in their cars or on the streets. so in a two-phase process what we are doing today is announcing a p
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, green jobs, move the city to 100% renewable at better price than pg&e. eight years later we have a contract before you. a contract that is going to cost close to $20 million, not counting six million already spent, which the controller says will cost jobs, not increase, not create city and city-owned power generation and will cost residents 77% more for electricity generation. let's look at the players in this process. shell energy. so shell energy, pg&e, clean power sf and rate payers. shell energy we found out two days ago started drilling in alaska, also the largest investors in the canadian and carbon intense way. pg&e a local company has challenges. they have some problems. being an industry leader is not one of those -- industry leader around clean energy is not one of their problems. i have given all of you an nrdc report generated this year based on the 100 largest electrical gone ray tors in the country. out of that report pg&e, as part of -- they are the lowest co2 emissions per megawatt of any investor-owned utility in america. while they may have other problems, co2 emi
SFGTV
Sep 15, 2012 12:00am PDT
power, that could better balance the city's cost -- cost of the city's climate goals. thanks very much. >> thank you very much for your presentation. why don't we go to the budget analyst report. go ahead. >> just if i could clarify that 18 versus $27. my understanding is that it really is the same numbers looked at in different ways. if you look at all the -- thank you. i was thinking something was missing. if you look alt all the potential customers in the 400 megawatts, you have high-end, immediate yam and low-end users. the average * if they participate would be 27. the people most likely are tier one and tier two on lower end. they tend to be the 9, the 20 dollar types of monthly impact. so the 18 monthly impact is what is probable to people who will probably join. the 27 is what it would be if everyone joined because you would get larger homes, higher priced, all that kind of thing. it is the same numbers we are talking about, just splitting the total differently. so the 18 is the impact on those most probable to join in. >> thank you for your impromptu work. can we make sur
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
be a much better city and more family and friendly city. >> critical mass kicks off at 6:00 tonight. be aware you could expect delays. >> all right. that leads us right to sal. >>> what are you saying on the roads? >> question era seeing a big crowd -- we're seeing a big crowd at some of the toll plazas. there's been fog out there as well. this is a look at 237. you can see traffic here is not quite stop and go as you drive through. traffic is moving well as you move past mission boulevard. no problems here. there's a crash at northbound 880 at the alameda. it's off to the right-hand side. now let's go to steve. >>> we have areas of fog out there. some areas clear. by the coast, dealing with a solid fog bank out there. is testimony is moving into oregon. we get a cooldown and we turn right around tomorrow and warm on tap for the weekend. anywhere from 60 to 90 degrees. >>> 6:27 a girl has died. the changes that need to be made to keep kids safe. >> we're watching market street for you because police had to call in extra reinforcements as protesters came back tothe federal reserve bu
SFGTV2
Sep 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
and orange and yellow, you will know it's really worth it for the city to get better and stronger. we are in a construction boom and i just want to thank all of the construction companies here today. ones that do both interior and exterior, you are doing a great job and we're working with you to keep the city safe as we do these fantastic construction projects. we have been successful because we created the conditions to give investors and entrepreneurs confidence in our city, allowing them innovate, to grow and create jobs and whether they are in the neighborhoods, small businesses or international clean tech or new technological companies we are with them creating confidence in our city. investors are also confident because san francisco is also now financially responsible more so than years in the past, because we have done the right things with the cooperation between the mayor's office and the board to get our financial house in order and to make sure pension reform is done and structure restorms are done in our budget. we're not going to rest on today's success. we are plann
SFGTV
Sep 1, 2012 4:07pm PDT
brilliance and integrity inspire us and make us better citizens. city hall inflicted unprecedented punishment for a misdemeanor. there was no official misconduct. a false imprisonment was merely turning around his band to go home, rather than take the argument to a public place. havret we all done that at least once? your recommendation to reinstate ross will instill morales and morals of san francisco. each supporters here represents thousands more who could not be here today. we are here to convey the magnitude of our support for ross, and the depth of our months of scrutiny, humiliation, and forced separation from his family, all while having no income. ross faced these circumstances with admirable grace come optimism, and fortitude kamal attributes we want in our sheriff. [tone] as sheriff, he will create a model system of promise and possibility that will do this city proud. how fitting that a star is the symbol of the sheriff's office, surrounded by a galaxy of supporters. ross is our star. let him shine. ÷kÑ>> my name is merrily. i am the president of the filipino woman is
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
city in better economic gear. we had also chosen a new police chief by a year-ago and excited to see what that was. and then supervisor kim and i and david chiu had been fresh off of helping the company called twitter sustain the city and i want to thank supervisor kim, who is here today and we're working closely together to make sure we're doing it right. that all of the impacts that we can generate positively, not only on central market, but throughout her district and throughout the city. i also want to acknowledge other people that are working really hard, because my feeling in a year-ago was that after all of those things that we did, and the work that we had done that first year, rest was my major focus. and after i met with you last year, rest was not on the agenda. absolutely not. in fact, we had gone right to work because there were so many of you who had also felt that the city could turnaround. you have given me and our staff investor confidence in this city as we move forward and there are so many things to report on. and i couldn't get much rest because i had a lot of ot
SFGTV
Sep 17, 2012 5:30am PDT
better support what departments do. >> you imagine all the various elements of a city including parcels and the critical infrastructure where the storm drains are. the city access like the traffic lights and fire hydrants. anything you is represent in a geo graphic space with be stored for retrieval and analysis. >> the department of public works they maintain what goes on in the right-of-way, looking to dig up the streets to put in a pipe. with the permit. with mapping you click on the map, click on the street and up will come up the nchgz that will help them make a decision. currently available is sf parcel the assessor's application. you can go to the assessor's website and bring up a map of san francisco you can search by address and get information about any place in san francisco. you can search by address and find incidents of crime in san francisco in the last 90 days. we have [inaudible] which allows you to click on a map and get nchldz like your supervisor or who your supervisor is. the nearest public facility. and through the sf applications we support from the mayor's office
SFGTV2
Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
can benefit the city better with those folks. so our decision to recently go to a more enterprise version of cloud computing was leveraging e-mail in the crowd -- that was a major decision. ground-breaking decision for the city and county, but one that we feel will better prepare us for the future and better enable us to implement other technologies to help move the city forward and to help lift the technical maturity within the city. that is what we are charged to do. as an i.t. organization within the city, and to your comment earlier, it is something we face everyday, a challenge we face every day. leveraging legacy. respecting legacy, yet implementing technology to meet the needs of the business of the city and the needs of the constituents within the city. >> thank you. having a question for you or -- when you say cloud, there are multiple model ser -- models. let me simplify them. one is instead of building your own data center which companies would do 10 years ago and build your own computer room at generators and air conditioning, you use an outsourced professional data ce
SFGTV2
Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. you know the city will welcome better ideas and push for the whole area of mitigation to get to the problems ahead of time. thank you for being here. [applause] ñr>> thank you, mayor lee. çi appreciate you spending time with us andç hosting usç in ts beautiful than you. -- this beautiful venue. now it is my pleasure to introduce the been a deputy administrator. i want to say a little bit about rich and craig. since being appointed by president obama, both have stubbornly and consistently preached a simple butler revolutionary -- a simple but revolutionary concept of the whole community. the government can't and should not shoulder theç entire challenge ofçç responseç, recovery, and prepared this. prior to theirç administration, nobody would really say that out loud. we became an agency trying to be everything to everybody at the worst possible time for all of us. it is their leadership and tenacity to hone in one this one psychological culture shift in speaking about earthquakes that is a real seismic shift in the way we look at things. we are honored to have him he
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